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Black Roots, White Flowers: A History of Jazz in Australia, Bisset, Andrew. Afterword by Bruce Johnson
1 Bisset, Andrew. Afterword by Bruce Johnson Black Roots, White Flowers: A History of Jazz in Australia
Sydney ABC 1987 064253067X / 9780642530677 Revised Paperback Very Good Octavo 
210 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint discolouration to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. "Not only essential reference material but an immensely readable account of the life and times of jazz in Australia." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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2 Booth, Douglas, and Colin Tatz One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2000 1865080551 / 9781865080550 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo Inscribed by Author
xvi, 262 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps; faint crease to upper back corner. A few light stains to lower and fore edges of text block. Prev. owner's inked date to upper corner of first page. Illustrated with b/w photos. Inscribed by Douglas Booth on first page. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Book in Australia: Essays Towards a Cultural & Social History, Borchardt, D.H., & W. Kirsop
3 Borchardt, D.H., & W. Kirsop The Book in Australia: Essays Towards a Cultural & Social History
Melbourne Australian Reference Publications 1988 0958787611 / 9780958787611 First Paperback Good Octavo 
214 pp. light general wear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. Faint water stain along spine. Upper back corner has been bumped, leaving shallow creases and tiny dents along the outer edges of the last few pages. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Historical Bibliography Monograph No. 16, Centre for Bibliographical and Textual Studies, Monash University. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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4 Carroll, John, Editor Intruders in the Bush: The Australian Quest for Identity
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1992 0195533747 / 9780195533743 Second Edition Paperback Near Fine 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
viii, 256 pp. Very light wear to cover, interior as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Colligan, Mimi Ties That Bind: The Australian family from early times to the present
Australia Post Philatelic Group 1994 0642199299 / 9780642199294 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
40 pp. Small dent to upper edge, else fine. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Chandeliers and Billy Tea: A Catalogue of Australian Life, 1880-1940, Cuffley, Peter
6 Cuffley, Peter Chandeliers and Billy Tea: A Catalogue of Australian Life, 1880-1940
Fitzroy Five Mile Press 1989 0867880597 / 9780867880595 Reprint Paperback Good Quarto Inscribed by Author
224 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. (Not so faint on first and last pages.) Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Author's signed and dated inscription to first page. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. "The catalogues in this book reflect the tastes, aspirations and dreams of a nation coming of age. Their pages provide a unique historic record of nostalgia and sheer hard work." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Local Rites : A Year in Grass Roots Football in Victoria and Beyond, Daffey, Paul
7 Daffey, Paul Local Rites : A Year in Grass Roots Football in Victoria and Beyond
Flemington, VIC, Australia Black Duck Publications 2001 0646412485 / 9780646412481 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Martin Tighe (cover) Inscribed by Author
316 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Lower corner a little scuffed and curled. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with map and black and white plates. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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8 Davey, Gwenda Beed, and Graham Seal, Editors The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1993 0195530578 / 9780195530575 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xvii, 381 pp. Very slight wrinkling to dustwrapper, now protected. Photos, line drawings. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse, Davis, Beatrice (chosen by)
9 Davis, Beatrice (chosen by) The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse
Melbourne Nelson 1984 0170064077 / 9780170064071 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto 
329 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. "Quality and clarity -- as well as popular appeal -- have governed the choice in compiling this lively anthology." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Saint Ned: The Story of the Near Sanctification of an Australian Outlaw, Dunstan, Keith
10 Dunstan, Keith Saint Ned: The Story of the Near Sanctification of an Australian Outlaw
Sydney Methuen of Australia 1980 0454001983 / 9780454001983 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
217 pp. Light wear to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Wear to lower edges of boards. Faint foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally crisp and clean; solidly bound. Black and white drawings and photos throughout. "Takes a wry look at the Kelly legend, and what it has meant for Australian commerce. In the process, he examines why we regard an Irish horse thief and murderer as an unofficial national hero." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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How to Cook a Galah: Celebrating Australia's Culinary Heritage, Dyson, Laurel
11 Dyson, Laurel How to Cook a Galah: Celebrating Australia's Culinary Heritage
South Melbourne Lothian Books 2002 0734403968 / 9780734403964 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
256 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. List of Sources; Index. Among the recipes rewritten for today's cooks are Jerrawangala Honey Cakes, Ladies' Cabbage, Ginger Leaf Barramundi, Red Back Spider, Gatherer's Oysters, Tropical Tabouleh, many more. "A real revelation, both fascinating and entertaining. Investigates our roots, what we would have learnt from the Indigenous people, and how we have been shaped by the many communities who have settled on our shores." -- Margaret Fulton 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Overlander Songbook, Edwards, Ron
12 Edwards, Ron The Overlander Songbook
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 1990 0702222879 / 9780702222870 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
303 pp. Spine square and uncreased, but sunned. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white vignettes throughout. "Recaptures Australia's folk history with this complete and unusual collection of traditional folk songs." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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One of the Crowd: A Personal View of Newspapers, Flanagan, Martin
13 Flanagan, Martin One of the Crowd: A Personal View of Newspapers
South Melbourne and Crows Nest Macmillan / Sun Books 1990 0725106158 / 9780725106157 First Paperback, gatefold flaps Very Good Remainder Octavo Michael Leunig (covers) 
295 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. "Gathers Flanagan in the Melbourne Age on sport, family matters, politics, comedy, folk culture and Black Australia." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Directed by Ken G. Hall: Autobiography of an Australian Film Maker, Hall, Ken G.
14 Hall, Ken G. Directed by Ken G. Hall: Autobiography of an Australian Film Maker
Lansdowne Press 1977 0701806702 / 9780701806705 First Hard Cover Good Good Quarto Inscribed by Author
216 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dj. Old water stains to lower front edge of boards, reverse of dj, and lower page margins (the margin stains are invisible but have produced a single small dimple-like wave near the lower fore edge of each page). Faint yellowing to page edges. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Inscribed by author to Tom and Nell. Two-page, stapled, typewritten "Testimonial -- Ken G. Hall" by Tom Cadwallader is laid in, along with a publisher's bookmark invitation to the book's launce "by the Hon. E. G. Whitlam, Q.C., M.P." Illustrated with b/w photos, stills. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The King of Ballyhoo: Australian Ballads and Verse, Harper, Edward Lawrence
15 Harper, Edward Lawrence The King of Ballyhoo: Australian Ballads and Verse
Hidden Valley. Qld Horse Shoe Bend Publishers 1978 9059623906 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Eero Jakku (Jacko) 
64 pp. Spine lightly sunned. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. A little foxing to first and last few pages. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour illustrations throughout. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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More than a Game: The Real Story of Australian Rules Football, Hess, Rob, and Bob Stewart. Foreword by
16 Hess, Rob, and Bob Stewart. Foreword by More than a Game: The Real Story of Australian Rules Football
Melbourne University Press 1998 0522847722 / 9780522847727 First Paperback Fine Octavo 
xvi, 304 pp. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Huts of the High Country, Hueneke, Klaus
17 Hueneke, Klaus Huts of the High Country
Canberra Australian National University Press 1986 0080343880 / 9780080343884 Fourth Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xix, 251 pp. Covers are slightly worn and have two or three deep creases. Light creases to corners of first few pages. Otherwise internally clean, bright and tightly bound. Black-and-white photos throughout. "A notable contribution both to the limited genre of Australian vernacular architecture and the history of Kosciusko." -- Clem Lloyd, Sydney Morning Herald. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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18 Inglis, Andrea Beside the Seaside: Victorian Resorts in the Nineteenth Century
Carlton South Melbourne University Press / The Miegunyah Press 2000 0522848656 / 9780522848656 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Landscape Quarto 
116 pp. Unclipped dustjacket is a little faded. Rubbing to the lower edges of boards. Internally as new. Notes, bibliography, index. "This beautifully illustrated book will delight today's beachgoers, and satisfy readers seeking fresh insights into our social history. It is the perfect accompaniment to that glass of wine, in that deckchair, beside the sea." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Festival: A Novel, Jute, André
19 Jute, André Festival: A Novel
Melbourne Hyland House 1982 0908090447 / 9780908090440 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
192 pp. Very light edgewear (creasing to head and heel of spine panel, one very short tear near head of spine panel) to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to corners of boards and ends of spine. Faint discoloration to edges of text block. Internally bright and unmarked; solidly bound. "Lifts the lid off the world's premier arts festival" [the Adelaide Festival]. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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20 Lawson, Sylvia The Archibald Paradox: A Strange Case of Authorship
Carlton South VIC Australia Melbourne University Press / The Miegunyah Press 2006 0522852491 / 9780522852493 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
xx, 370 pp. Corners a little curled. Slight creasing to fore-edges of first few pages. Internally as new. Two b/w illustrations. History of The Bulletin and its first editor. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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